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Monday, April 28, 2008

Free access to Nature journals in developing countries

Laura Smith, Developing nations get free journal access from Nature, Information World Review, April 23, 2008.

Nature Publishing Group is to provide free access to more than 65 of its journals to developing world countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Journals including the flagship publication Nature will be made available to more than 20 partner countries through the International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications (INASP). ...

Through its Programme for the Enhancement of Research Information, INASP works with publishers in the developed world to improve access to their publications within developing and emerging countries. ...

See also the press release from INASP and this page, which contains eligibility requirements, journals included, etc.
  • ... Access will be the current year plus access to the content published in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007.
  • For clarity: Institutions will not have post cancellation rights or access to the full NPG archives. ...